Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving dinner wouldn’t be complete without some mashed potatoes, rolls, and an assortment of desserts. And although the food is the best part of this special holiday, the carb overload can sometimes make you feel so drowsy and bloated that you’ll choose to skip out on getting in line to score some amazing Black Friday deals. So, this year, why not avoid the food coma by swapping out your favorite Thanksgiving classics with some healthy Thanksgiving recipes?

These healthy Thanksgiving recipes are as delicious as their high-calorie counterparts — just a little lighter. Whether you’re trying to keep your cholesterol in check or want to avoid overeating, you can rest assured that these recipes for roasted sweet potatoes and cranberry-grape sauce will satisfy everyone at the table. But remember, you don’t have to feel bad for eating whatever you want during the holidays. Enjoying every aspect of the special occasion — including the food — is what it’s all about.

21 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes To Gobble Up This Holiday Season

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Indulge in Self-Care Workshop

The COVID-19 pandemic can feel overwhelming due to new information, long work hours, and caring for your family and yourself. It’s important to pause for a moment and collect your thoughts, as worldwide pandemics can be taxing. If you’re needing some guidance for how to better care for yourself during this time, sign-up for the Indulge in Self-Care Workshop on the HarbinSTRONG portal. This three-week workshop will help you learn how to prioritize your own well-being during the pandemic.

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The Best Virtual Turkey Trots to Run/Walk This Thanksgiving

Turkey Trots have a long, rich history and these days they’re practically as much of a Thanksgiving tradition as the bird itself. Whether your local race has gone virtual this year or you’re searching for a replacement, there are plenty of options all across the country to choose from. Keep the tradition alive by registering for one of the following races.

Lace up your shoes and check out these Virtual Turkey Trots happening all over the country this year.

If you complete a virtual 5K, be sure to submit verification for the Finish 2020 STRONG Challenge! Email

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November 13th is World Kindness Day

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Blood Drive Next Week

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Planning for a Safe Thanksgiving

As many people in the United States begin to plan for fall and winter holiday celebrations, CDC offers the following considerations to help protect individuals and their families, friends, and communities from COVID-19.

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Blood Drive – Week of November 16th

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Finish 2020 STRONG Challenge

Do you have plans to Finish 2020 STRONG? There are six weeks remaining to complete five tasks in the Finish 2020 STRONG Challenge and collect a long-sleeved HarbinSTRONG t-shirt (approved for t-shirt Fridays).

Be a Super STRONG Finisher by completing nine of ten tasks, and in addition to a long-sleeved t-shirt, receive a HarbinSTRONG tumbler, a name badge pin, special recognition, and be entered into a raffle to win a FitBit Inspire 2 (we will give away 30 FitBits)!

Login to the HarbinSTRONG portal today!

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How To Have A Healthy Halloween

Too much Halloween candy got you spooked?
Try some of these healthy tips for party snacks and trick-or-treats. Ideas so good, it’s scary!

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Click on the LearnSTRONG module on the HarbinSTRONG portal to watch The Power of Vulnerability. 

This 20-minute TED Talk is about human connection – our ability to empathize, belong, love.  In a poignant, funny talk, Brene Brown, shares a deep insight from research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

How do we learn to embrace our vulnerabilities and imperfections so that we can engage in our lives from a place of authenticity and worthiness? How do we cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection that we need to recognize that we are enough?

Log onto the HarbinSTRONG portal, click on the Learn STRONG icon to watch this engaging talk and complete the quiz to earn a point for the 2020 Finish STRONG Challenge.

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